This ready-to-drink wine offers fresh black-currant flavors and a streak of tannins. It has spice, fresh acidity and a bright aspect. The wood-aging has smoothed out the stalky fruits and given the wine some extra richness. Drink now.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.